Richard Newman is Director, Journal Sales and Online Business, of the American Medical Association. His responsibilities include the print and online versions of AMA’s 10 peer-reviewed journals (JAMA and the Archives journals), plus the AMA’s other publications: American Medical News, Virtual Mentor, and online Continuing Medical Education. Prior to joining the AMA staff, Richard was Associate Director of Stanford University’s HighWire Press where he was responsible for the Press’ customer-focused activities: publisher support, end-user customer service, and sales/marketing.
Before moving to Stanford, Richard worked for more than 16 years at the Thomson Corporations in a variety of positions: General Manager of a software company, President of a library services company, Chief Information officer for a publishing group, and Senior Vice President for the Institute for Scientific Information. His other experience was as a consulting manager at Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. (now KPMG) and Director of Library Systems at the University of Minnesota.